Nazri Aziz calls for polls contested by parties, not individuals

Chan Kok Leong Diyana Ibrahim

Padang Rengas MP Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz says a party will contest a seat and will decide who is the MP if it wins. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 22, 2020.

THE Perikatan Nasional government should enact laws that allows political parties to contest seats to stop party-hopping and prevent corruption among MPs, said former Barisan Nasional minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

“This will not just prevent parties from crumbling but it will stop corruption as it is now ‘harvest season’ for a lawmaker,” said Nazri during the debate on the motion of thanks for the Royal Address in Dewan Rakyat today.

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  • You've won Padang Rengas seat umpteen times under BN ticket. How come no ministerial post under MY ? Ought to be a senior one right? No chance for apple polishing or what?

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff